Mitch McConnell says limited bill needed if Obamacare repeal bill dies

A bill focused on buttressing the nation’s insurance marketplaces will be needed if the full fledged Republican effort to repeal much of President Barack Obama‘s health care law fails, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellsaid Thursday. It was one of his most explicit acknowledgments that his party’s top-priority drive to erase much of Obama’s landmark 2010 statutes might fall short.

The remarks by McConnell, R-Ky., also implicitly meant that to show progress on health care, Republicans controlling the White House and Congress might have to negotiate with Democrats. While the current, wide-ranging GOP health care bill — which McConnell is still hoping to push through the Senate — has procedural protections against a Democratic Senate filibuster, a subsequent, narrower measure would not and would take 60 votes to pass.

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http://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/06/mitch-mcconnell-says-limited-bill-needed-if-obamacare-repeal-bill-dies.html

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